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Stats zone: Gillingham (H)

18 January 2018

Continuing a new web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of this weekend’s home encounter against Gillingham.


42 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history

41 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Gills, with just one other encounter in the FA Cup

7-2 - Gillingham’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in September 1973

5-0 - United’s biggest triumph over Gillingham in August 2016

114 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 42 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 59 of those


1.38 - The average number of points per game Gillingham have collected on their travels this season - a better total than their average at home

1.92 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at Glanford Park so far this season

5 - Gillingham have won five of their 13 home games this season, drawing three and losing five

5th v 10th - The meeting against Gillingham will link up the team in fifth of the home form table against 10th in the away form table

6 - Both teams go into the encounter undefeated in their last six league matches

62% - Both teams have scored 62% of their league goals so far this season in the second half of matches

7 - The number of goals at Glanford Park out of 17 that the Iron have netted between the 76th and 90th minute

3rd v 6th - Saturday’s encounter puts the division’s third best defence against the division’s sixth best defence


Wednesday, August 26, 1964 - Division Three (old)
Gillingham 0-0 Iron

IRON: Reeves, Horstead, Brownsword, Lindsey, Neale, Bannister, Hutton, Kirkman, Lawther, Sloan, Ratcliffe.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Sky Bet League One
Gillingham 0-0 Iron

IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, Ojo (Mantom, 63), Madden (Novak, 63), Morris, Bishop, Hopper, Holmes (Adelakun, 85), McArdle, Butroid. 

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